This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-06
(libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document with an application linked against libxml2, possibly resulting
in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxml2-2.9.1-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70836 ()
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